Game Preview: Wizards vs. Bobcats

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WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#6 Maurice Evans
Forward, 6-5, 220 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
6.0
2.1
0.6
#7 Andray Blatche
Forward, 6-11, 260 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.2
8.1
2.4
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.0
8.2
0.5
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.7
2.5
2.4
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.0
4.5
8.6

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the fourth and final meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and Charlotte Bobcats. The Bobcats currently lead the season series, 2-1.
  • Last game versus Cleveland...The Wizards defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 115-107, on April 1st at Verizon Center…The Wizards were led by Andray Blatche who scored a career-high tying 36 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds (franchise record 16 offensive rebounds)...Jordan Crawford recorded his first career triple-double with 21 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds...JaVale McGee scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds...Othyus Jeffers scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds.
  • Andray Blatche’s set a new franchise record with 16 offensive rebounds versus Cleveland (4/1). The previous record was 12 held by Wes Unseld (1/20/74) and Terry Davis (3/8/98). The 16 offensive rebounds by Blatche also marks an NBA season-high. The last NBA player to record at least 16 offensive rebounds in a game was Jayson Williams of the New Jersey Nets. Williams grabbed 17 offensive rebounds for the Nets on October 31, 1997,
  • With Jordan Crawford’s triple-double versus Cleveland (4/1), the Wizards became the first team in NBA history to have two rookies record a triple double in a season. Wall recorded a triple double versus Houston on November 10, 2010. The Wizards are the first team since the 2003-04 Los Angeles to have three different players record a triple-double in the same season. JaVale McGee (3/15 at CHI) joins Wall and Crawford as the three Wizards with triple-doubles this season.
  • JaVale McGee is averaging 19.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.8 blocks in his last four games.
  • Wall is currently five points shy of 1,000 points.
  • Crawford is averaging 28.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.7 assists in his last three games.
  • Othyus Jeffers is averaging 11.3 points and 6.0 rebounds in his last two games.
BOBCATS PROBABLE STARTERS
#44 Dante Cunningham
Forward, 6-8, 230 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.6
3.3
0.5
#32 Boris Diaw
Forward, 6-8, 245 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.1
5.1
4.0
#54 Kwame Brown
Center, 6-11, 270 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.4
6.9
0.6
#15 Gerald Henderson
Guard, 6-5, 215 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
8.8
2.9
1.3
#14 D.J. Augustin
Guard, 6-0, 180 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.2
5.9
2.8